ICYMI: Week of December 7- Wrestling season changes, free periods, “Megan is Missing”

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In the weekly series, “In Case You Missed It,” News Editor Taylor McGuire summarizes stories from the past week with links to the corresponding WSPN articles.

Taylor McGuire

In the weekly series, “In Case You Missed It,” News Editor Taylor McGuire summarizes stories from the past week with links to the corresponding WSPN article.

Features:

WSPN’s Jonathan Zhang reported on the changes to free periods this year in order to keep students and faculty healthy and safe during the pandemic. Meanwhile, WSPN’s Sidney O’Rourke spoke with those who play a vital role in allowing the Wayland schools to conduct in-person classes right now: the nurses.

Sports:

WSPN’s Julia Raymond and Garrett Spooner wrote about the wrestling team deciding to move its season to the spring, and editor Sammy Johnson talked with senior girls about the inability to play in the annual Powderpuff game against Weston.

Editor Dante Coppola interviewed the Athlete of the Month, Eric Zhang.

Multimedia:

Editors Emily Staiti and Lauren Medeiros along with reporters Kaitlyn Mabe, Kate Clifford and Jessica Feist continued their 25 Day Holiday Countdown with various submissions such as holiday gift ideas, holiday recipes and different traditions.

Opinion:

Editor-in-Chief Meredith Prince shared her thoughts on the 2011 film, “Megan is Missing,” and the dangers it presents associated with online dating apps.

Reporter Emily Roberge and Zhang collaboratively expressed their opinion on how longer college breaks are actually doing more damage COVID-19-wise than just having students stay on campus.